Apple removes an app from the iTunes - what next?

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by vishaltr, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. vishaltr macrumors newbie

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    I download an iPhone app onto my phone from iTunes. A few days later, Apple removes it from iTunes. What happens to the app on my phone? Is it removed as well? It continues to work as before but no upgrades and support? It becomes an orphan and stops working?
     
  2. dZp macrumors 6502a

    dZp

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    Nothing. No. Yes. No.
    Make sure you backup the original .ipa file. You know... In case you delete it.
     
  3. vishaltr thread starter macrumors newbie

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  4. plinden macrumors 68040

    plinden

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    One caveat - it will work unless or until Apple remotely deletes it. They can do this (like Google did with a couple of Android apps recently), but haven't done it ... yet.
     

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